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Dhruv Somani

Dhruv Somani a Bollywood aficionado and movie buff, is a virtual encyclopedia on Hindi cinema. He is an avid collector of Bollywood memorabilia and has written a 4 volume coffee table book called 'A Touch of Evil' which is an anthology of Hindi horror, suspense & thrillers from the 1940s to the present day. Besides being a weekly columnist, he is currently working on his second book. 

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Sightless in Bollywood

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Voices we miss

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Those hidden thrillers!!

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Our Invisible Men

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Blast from the past…

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Alibabas galore…

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Short-changed in life

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